Alaska Backpackers Inn
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After a terrible night's sleep of about 1 hour I got up 4.40am to get organised to go on the scenic train to Seward, reportedly a lovely settlement & an even better train journey. The 2 other women were asleep so I had to keep the noise to a minimum; consequently in doing so I dropped a bunch of keys on the floor – Murphy’s Law!! …
The sun was streaming in the plane windows for most of the journey & when I first sighted land I thought I was mistaken & that it was just more clouds but it wasn't, the mountains were so high that they were poking through the clouds, what an awesome view of the mountains on the flight path into Ted Stevens Airport at Anchorage.
After a bad night's sleep with a too soft mattress I checked out the other 3 mattresses in the dorm & pulled one off a top bunk, with difficulty due to a rail along the side of the top bunks to prevent one from rolling out of bed, & threw the one I'd used up there. After my 'housekeeping' I grabbed a map & headed out to check out …
10 days in Alaska is really just seeing the tip of the iceberg!
Anchorage is my first stop after that incredible flight over the North Pole and Greenland. It's a small city of only about 350,000 yet half of Alaska's population live here.
It's also the headquarters for Conoco-Philips - the huge oil company. The airport has more …
Got into anchorage just after 7 and had to do some planning for the trip down the coast to seattle.
Would have taken some more photos but in the 11 days since leaving Anchorage. Managed to flatten 3 different batteries taking photos. Animals can be a real pain since the camera tends to stay on while waiting for the best photo moment and …
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
The backpackers was much as I expected, the linen was clean as was the bathroom. It was good having segregated male & female bathrooms.
Staff were helpful & available until early hours of the morning.
For a cheap bed I would recommend staying here
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.